Chapter III Sloka 08

inyt< k…é kmR Tv< kmR Jyayae ıkmR[>,
zrIryaÇaip c te n àisÏ(edkmR[> 3,08.

niyataÕ kuru karma tvaÕ 
karma jy˜yo hyakarmaõa× | 
şareeray˜tr˜pi ca te 
na prasiddhyedakarmaõa× ( 3|08)||

Do you perform (your) bounden duty;
for, action is superior to inaction.
Even the maintenance of the body
would not be possible for you by inaction.